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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Zim ranked lowly on graft index

BERNARD MPOFU Zimbabwe’s anti-corruption drive this week suffered a big blow after the southern African nation dropped three places to position 160 out 180 rated on the...

UN appeals for further funding for Cyclone Idai victims

TINASHE MAKICHI  The United Nations (UN) has revised the funding required for Zimbabwe relief to US$294m after adding a further US$60m aimed at assisting the cyclone...

Prosecutors at NPA strike over colleague’s arrest

TINASHE MAKICHI  Prosecutors with the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), have gone on strike in protest  over the arrest of Tapiwa Kasema who is under fire...

Chimanimani environmentally unstable: EMA cyclone assessment

KENNETH MATIMAIRE Areas that were affected by Cyclone Idai were located in environmentally unsound and unstable settlements not safe for human adaptation, an assessment by...

US warns of rising tensions

Staff Writer The United States government has warned its citizens against travelling into Zimbabwe due to rising political tensions and a surge in crime levels. The southern African...

ED appoints Chasi Energy minister in Cabinet adjustment

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has appointed Fortune Chasi as Energy and Power Development minister. He takes over from Joram Gumbo who is now the Minister...

JUST IN: ZCDC chief executive arrested

Tinashe Makichi ZCDC chief executive Morris Mpofu was arrested today on allegations of corruption, Business Times can report. Mpofu was initially picked up yesterday by detectives...

Cyclone Idai did not put pressure on Jet A1 annual consumption

Kenneth Matimaire Zimbabwe is not anticipating an increase in the annual consumption of Jet A1 fuel as a result of Cyclone Idai since small planes...

MOPA Bill: Old wine in new bottle

Chengetai Zvauya Everyone knows the famous bible verse in Matthew about new wine being poured into old wineskins. It is always conveniently quoted. However nobody...

City Council to reconstruct Harare under new  master plan

TINASHE MAKICHI  Harare City Council (HCC) will rebuild the capital under a new billion dollar development master plan which focuses on construction of high rise accommodation...